Research Coordinator I
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Position type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Civil & Environmental Eng
Salary anticipated $45,000 based on grant
Jan 10 2023 Applications Close:
General Summary of Position:
Supported by the National Science Foundation Smart and Connected Communities (SCC) program the research will develop and implement a community engaged water quality monitoring and alert system. Through a community engaged approach, community members will sample and test water from the socioeconomically diverse communities of Lowell, Lawrence, Dracut, and Andover. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee(s), the Research Coordinator will support the SCC research study.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Bachelor’s degree with some experience preferably in project management, environmental science or other relevant fields
Prior experience in project management
Proficient in use of software (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Teams, etc.). Proficient in computer and phone conference capability to complete study activities remotely if needed
Strong oral and written communication skills that are necessary for interacting effectively with study participants and local community organizations, and project team members
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a larger team with researchers and staff of diverse racial/ethnic, cultural background and diverse scientific expertise
Excellent organization, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Required to work with communities and interact with participants on and off campus as needed by the projects.
A vehicle and a valid Driver’s License are required to conduct field work
Should be willing to take any required human subjects protection training and obtain active certification for human subject studies
Desire to learn new topics related to the project
Bilingual or multilingual, ability to communicate proficiently in English and other languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, Khmer, or Vietnamese
• Knowledge of geography and experience working with the communities in the Merrimack valley (Lowell, Lawrence, Dracut, Andover)
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
This is a Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit position, Grade P13.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
This position is contingent upon funding.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
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